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Weather Brief Sep 21, 2018

Midcoast Forecast - September 21, 2018

After a sunny start Friday morning, clouds and showers rolled back into the Midcoast as a storm system pushed into the region. A strong and broad area of low pressure will move by just north of Maine through eastern Canada Friday night and into early Saturday morning pulling a cold front through the Midcoast. This will bringing more rounds of showers and storms during the overnight along with strong south to southwest winds. Winds will be sustained between 15 and 25mph and could gust up near 50mph which could lead to some power outages. A 'Wind Advisory' is in effect until 7am Saturday morning. A 'Gale Warning' is also in effect for coastal waters with seas expected to build between 7 to 11 feet offshore.

Winds will shift out of the northwest early Saturday morning in the wake of the cold front that will deliver cooler and drier air for this first day of fall. Canadian high pressure will move in from the west making for gradually clearing skies through the morning and keep highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Temperatures will be chilly Saturday night, dropping into the 30s and 40s. A secondary cold front will move through Sunday with little fanfare that will continue to usher in cool air.

High pressure will remain in place Monday and Tuesday then shift off to the east during the mid to late week as more clouds and showers return to the region.

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